Another Toti Tank - BB

Discussion in 'Reef Hunters' started by scubaninja, 30 Jul 2009.

  1. scubaninja

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    This is the second tank Brett and i went to visit, the owner does not have a lot of time on his hands so has gone from keeping many small colonies to a few MUCH larger ones :)
    Skimming is done by two Deltecs, and cooling is done via a DIY chiller which consists of a copper pipe, coated to avoid rusting, placed in the sump and attached to the DIY chiller:p
    Again my pics are taking forever to upload so i'll upload them in two batches, but for now, enjoy:1:
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  3. Mike

    Mike Retired Moderator

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    That is beautiful, the clam in the bottom pic is truly amazing - well found dude.
     
  4. scubaninja

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    thats not all the pics though, i started having a bit of trouble tryin to upload so i'll try again later
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    Awsome stuff Scubs!
     
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    amazing
     
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    wow!! that is amazing:thumbup: love the clams.
     
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    Very cool find!! Did anyone notice the size of that hammer???
     
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    scubaninja Thread Starter

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    it had about a forty or fifty cm diammeter :) single headed one too:razz:
     
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    That's insane!:thumbup:
     
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    Amazing tank... thanks for tracking it down. I see why they call the purple tip acro a table top acro.
     
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    jeez thats huge!
     
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    Scuba thanks for sharing this amazing system with us...that clam is beautiful...
     
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    wow love the purple tang..
     
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    Amazing!!!!
     
  18. Achilles

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    copper coated diy chiller? what did he coat it with ? very risky if the coating fails,id rather go titanium or plastic for that matter
     
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    plastic? i don't think that would work. i don't know what coating it was but it was quive thick. very nice work
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    Those Toti boys have some nice tanks. Thanks for sharing
     
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    plastic definitely does work but i wouldnt trust any coated copper as the life in your seawater tank will die if the coating gets damaged or worn off which is very likely to happen sometime down the line.It is a time bomb waiting to go off coated copper and marine water.

    here is a link for plastic heat exchangers and titanium exchangers
    AquaCare - Wärmetauscher
     
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